chalk chalk  /ˈtʃɑk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a soft whitish calcite
  2. (n) a pure flat white with little reflectance
  3. (n) an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  4. (n) a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces
  5. (v) write, draw, or trace with chalk

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some were filled with inert lactose or powdered chalk.
  2. The chalk markings appeared on the sidewalk a few days after I moved into my new house.
  3. It was, so to speak, more muted and pastoral: harmless scratches, small obscenities, chalk on Roman distemper.

News

  1. Chalk This Way takes a hike: Annual event says 'goodbye' to The Colony and 'hello' to Lewisville

    Photos courtesy of Casey Kidwell, From visual artists to performing artists, amateur artists to professional artists, Chalk This Way is an opportunity to do something unique with a unique mix of people.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Colony Courier-Leader

  2. Chalk artists to decorate Market Street pavement

    PARKERSBURG - "Chalk Chill" will be held this weekend on Market Street from Seventh to Fifth streets.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Parkersburg News and Sentinel

  3. Chalk it up: Art competition draws crowd

    SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Chalk artists portrayed several cartoon characters at the Saratoga Splash sidewalk art competition Monday evening, although SpongeBob SquarePants won the popularity contest.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Provo Daily Herald

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Quotes

  1. "The essence of Bill Walsh was that he was an extraordinary teacher," NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said. "If you gave him a blackboard and a piece of chalk, he would become a whirlwind of wisdom."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: ESPN

  2. "I don't think they did anything differently," Bryant said of Gasol and Odom's shooting. "I think they just missed a lot that they usually normally make, so you just chalk it up."
    on Apr 30, 2004 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "You brought new glory to one of our nation's most storied basketball programs, and you gave your fans all across America one more reason to chant: Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!," Bush said, using the school's famous chant to the delight of a loyal...
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Newsday

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